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Report: Contact with hot objects or substances at Enviro Hydro Holdings, L.L.C. in Zachary, Louisiana

DATE: 01/06/17

A crew was removing material (hot ash) from the outside of the loop seal on the power boiler. Once they finished removing the loose material, the crew was exiting the platform when the material inside the boiler gave way. The material came out of the boiler’s manway door and contacted an employee burning his hands and the back of his legs.

Report ID 2017010138  
Date 01/06/2017  
UPA 1171969  
Primary NAICS 541620  
Nature 1520 Heat (thermal) burns, unspecified
Part of Body 87 Upper and lower limb(s)
Source 949 Scrap, waste, debris, n.e.c.
Secondary Source 2121 Boilers
Event 533 Contact with hot objects or substances
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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